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List Of Ramasar Sites In India- Know The Names Of All the Wetlands Under Ramasar!

Safalta Expert Published by: Deepesh Mehra Updated Tue, 05 Oct 2021 12:38 AM IST


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The Ramasar Convention was entered into force in the year of 1971. India Ratified the Convention on 1 February 1982. Currently, there are approx 175 parties to the convention. Ramsar Convention is an international effort to protect, conserve and ensure wise use of wetlands across the nations. Ramsar Convention is a nonlegal voluntary convention. that operates in close cooperation with the UN but is not part of the UN architect. Ramasar Convention mandates two lists of wetlands i.e. - wetlands of International Importance and Wetlands Under Montreux Record. Montreux Record refers to those wetlands where changes in ecological character have occurred, are occurring, or are likely to occur as a result of technological developments, pollution, or other human interference. There are two wetlands under Montreux Record as of now they are - Keoladeo Lake Rajasthan and Loktek Lake Manipur. There are a total of 46 Ramsar sites in India, in 2020 the number stood at 37, recently 9 sites have been added to the list. Candidates must have knowledge of the Ramasar Convention and Geographical location of sites must be known to the candidates. Important thing to note is that- Rmasar also covers tras boundary wetlands and the National Wetland Management Program identifies wetlands based on Ramsar Conventriosn Criteria. In this article, we have covered the List Of Ramasar Sites In India. If you are preparing for competitive exams and are looking for expert guidance, you can check out our monthly FREE Current Affairs Ebook- Download Now.
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List Of Ramasar Sites In India


Here is the list of Ramasar Sites in India:
Ramsar Sites in India State 
Sultanpur National Park Haryana
Bhindawas Wildlife Sanctuary Haryana
Thol Lake Wildlife Sanctuary Gujarat
Wadhvana Wetland Gujarat
Ashtamudi Wetland Kerala
Beas Conservation Reserve Punjab
Bhitarkanika Mangroves Odisha
Bhoj Wetlands Madhya Pradesh
Chandra Taal Himachal Pradesh
Chilika Lake Odisha
Deepor Beel Assam
East Kolkata Wetlands West Bengal
Harike Wetlands Punjab
Hokera Wetland Jammu & Kashmir
Kanjli Wetland Punjab
Keoladeo National Park Rajasthan
Keshopur-Miani Community Reserve Punjab
Kolleru lake Andhra Pradesh
Loktak lake Manipur
Nalsarovar Bird sanctuary Gujarat
Nandur Madhameshwar Maharashtra
Nangal Wildlife Sanctuary Punjab
Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary Uttar Pradesh
Parvati Agra Bird Sanctuary Uttar Pradesh
Point Calimere Wildlife and Bird Sanctuary Tamil Nadu
Pong Dam lake Himachal Pradesh
Renuka lake Himachal Pradesh
Ropar Wetland Punjab
Rudrasagar Lake Tripura
Saman Bird Sanctuary Uttar Pradesh
Samaspur Bird Sanctuary Uttar Pradesh
Sambhar lake  Rajasthan
Sandi Bird Sanctuary Uttar Pradesh
Sarsai Nawar Jheel Uttar Pradesh
Sasthamkotta lake Kerala
Surinsar- Mansar lakes Jammu & Kashmir
Tsomoriri Ladakh
Upper Ganga river Uttar Pradesh
Vembanad Kol Wetland Kerala
Wular lake Jammu & Kashmir
Sunderban Wetland West Bengal
Asan Barrage Uttarakhand
Kanwar Lake or Kabal Taal Bihar
Lonar Lake Maharashtra
Sur Sarovar Uttar Pradesh
Tso Kar Wetland Complex Ladakh

Three Pillars Of Ramasar Sites

 “Three pillars” of the Convention, the Contracting Parties commit to:

  • work towards the wise use of all their wetlands;
  • designate suitable wetlands for the list of Wetlands of International Importance (the “Ramsar List”) and ensure their effective management;
  • cooperate internationally on transboundary wetlands, shared wetland systems and shared species.

' IOP' To The Ramsar Sites 

Convention works with the collaboration of the following organizations:
  1. International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
  2. Birdlife International.
  3. International Water Management Institute (IWMI).
  4. Wetlands International.
  5. WWF International

Recently Added Ramsar Sites 

Four new sites have been added to the list of Ramsar Sites in India in August 2021. These are:
  1. Sultanpur National Park – Gurugram, Haryana
  2. Bhindawas Wildlife Sanctuary – Jhajjar, Haryana
  3. Thol Lake Wildlife Sanctuary – Near Ahmedabad, Gujarat
  4. Wadhvana Wetland – Vadodara, Gujarat

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